pop shop forthcoming tipped album on the radar–saffron is the real thing–aphrodite rising
Saffron De Bonheur is a unique and timeless artist with a passion for writing songs intended to inspire love, peace and happiness.
Saffron has always been passionate about music and started singing, playing piano and guitar when she was four.
Saffron studied both classical and jazz music to gain an understanding of musical construct and technique, but her passion has always been rock/pop.
Saffron talks about where her name came from “ Saffron is a flower, more precious than gold. De Bonheur is French for Happiness. What is more precious than gold? Happiness”.
Saffron De Bonheur is Influenced by Queen, U2, Pink Floyd, Elton John, Joni Mitchel, Sting, Eric Clapton, Mozart, Freddie Mercury, John Lennon, Eva Cassidy and Whitney Houston.
The brand new album “Aphrodite Rising” by Saffron De Bonheur is an album of love songs, exploring the power and mystery of love and soul mate reunion. It’s about feeling at one with nature, happy with yourself, at peace with the world and in love with life.
“Aphrodite Rising” was recorded at Loom Studios in Leeds with Grant Henderson who also played drums and percussion.
The full album line up is:
Saffron De Bonheur on vocals, piano and keyboards.
Luke Hirst on Bass and Guitars
Keiran O’Malley on violin
Grant Henderson on production, drums and percussion.
The album features the first single “ Warrior” which comes with an extended club remix from Mikey Gallagher famous for his work with Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Leona Lewis and on various blockbuster films like Ex-Machina.
The single “warrior” has achieved a NO 1 spot on the Kings of Spins DJ chart ahead of acts like Gorgon City, Alicia Keys and Britney Spears.
The album “Aphrodite Rising” will be released on 10 October 2016 with distribution from Universal Music Operations.